Quick Facts


Deuteronomy is part of the Pentateuch Books


Bible Location:

5th book of the Bible. Between Numbers & Joshua

Date of Writing:
Approximately 1440, though exact date of writing is not known.

The Author Of This Book:
Many Christian and Jewish scholars believe that the book of Deuteronomy was authored by Moses. although no concrete proof is available.

Brief Summary:

The book of Deuteronomy is a collection of Moses sermons to Israel just before they crossed the Jordan. It is part of a collection of the first five books of the Bible referred to as the Pentateuch. The book shows how God renews His covenant with.

Book Snipit:

The Book of Deuteronomy (from Greek Δευτερονόμιον, Deuteronomion, “second law”; Hebrew: דְּבָרִים‎, Devarim, “[spoken] words”) is the fifth book of the Hebrew Bible, and of the Jewish Torah. The Hebrew title is taken from the opening phrase Eleh ha-devarim, “These are the words…”; the English title is from a Greek mis-translation of the Hebrew phrase mishneh ha-torah ha-zoth, “a copy of this law”, in Deuteronomy 17:18, as to deuteronomion touto – “this second law”.

Key Verses:
Deuteronomy 4:2 , Deuteronomy 6:5 , Deuteronomy 6:4-7, Deuteronomy 32:46-47

Key Words:
Hear – 50 times
Do, keep, observe – Used 177 times
Love – Used 21 times

Notable Events In This Book:

  • Review of the Israelites journey from Egypt
  • The ten commandments
  • Moses reviews Israel’s pledged relationship with God
  • Moses dies

Key people in this book are:
Moses, Joshua

Notable places are:
The Wilderness, Mount Sinai/Horeb, The Plain of Moab, Canaan, Mount Ebal

Jesus Can Be Seen:
Jesus quoted Scripture more often from the book of Deuteronomy than from any other Old Testament book.

The Bible In Small Bites: Old Testament Books

"All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness." -2 Timothy 3:16


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